Entrench Definition

entrenched, entrenches, intrenched, intrenches, intrenching
entrenched, entrenches
To provide with a trench, especially for the purpose of fortifying or defending.
American Heritage
To establish securely.
An official entrenched in office.
Webster's New World
To surround or fortify with a trench or trenches.
Webster's New World
To encroach or infringe (on or upon)
Webster's New World
To cut down into, as by erosion, so as to form a trough or trench.
Webster's New World
  • stay off

Origin of Entrench

  • Mid-16th century. en- +‎ trench

    From Wiktionary

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